TAG: Kids & Families

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives
Event: Kids & Families

Foxy and Shmoxy: Art Detectives

Occurs on the second Sunday of every month, except August 14, 2016. Next Occurs on Sunday, March 12, 2017 - 10:30am.

Foxy and Shmoxy—two smart, witty, and hilarious foxes inspired by the Fox Games artwork—are ready to strike out on their own and solve art mysteries in the galleries. More

Create Playdate
Event: Kids & Families

Create Playdate

Occurs on the second Wednesday of every month, except September 13, 2017. Next Occurs on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 10:00am1:00pm.

Drop in with your little ones, aged 3 to 5, and meet up with other tots and their grownups for story time, artmaking, and more! More

CelebrARTE on Free First Saturdays
Event: Kids & Families

CelebrARTE on Free First Saturdays

Occurs on the first Saturday of every month. Next Occurs on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Celebrate your creativity and cultura on the Free First Saturday each month with bilingual activities for toda la familia. General admission is free. More

Cuentos del Arte
Event: Kids & Families

Cuentos del Arte

Occurs on the first Saturday of every month. Next Occurs on Saturday, March 4, 2017.

Every Free First Saturday, listen to cuentistas tell the tales of artworks during the storytelling program, Cuentos del Arte.

Stories para todos—for everyone—happen at 11:30 am and 1 pm. More

Families and kids playing with art-inspired costumes in the Just For Fun Center.
Event: Kids & Families

Spring Break

Saturday, March 18, 2017Sunday, April 2, 2017.

Spring Break at the Denver Art Museum means fun for the whole family! The Costume Studio, Create-n-Takes, and Family Activity Cart are open every day. More

Día del Niño
Event: Kids & Families

Día del Niño Celebration 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 10:00am5:00pm.

Enjoy free general admission and family-friendly programming that celebrates children from around the world at the Denver Art Museum. More

Registration for Kids Summer Camps and Classes
Event: Kids & Families

Registration for Kids Summer Camps and Classes

Summer 2017
Tuesday, February 7, 2017Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Kids ages 4-11 can explore the museum and engage in hands-on learning and artmaking at our summer camps and classes. More

Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase
Event: Kids & Families

Colorado Scholastic Art Awards Showcase

Friday, February 17, 2017Friday, March 24, 2017.

The Colorado Scholastic Art Awards exhibitions highlights a juried selection of art created by 7th-12th grade Colorado students. By exhibiting student artwork, the Denver Art Museum recognizes the value of these creative young artists and the dedication and impact of their teachers. The DAM showcase will highlight the senior portfolio, ceramic, and jewelry winners.

Colorado Scholastic Art Awards winners will also be displayed at History Colorado Center and the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. More

Student Art Showcase
Event: Kids & Families

Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Fine Arts Showcase

Friday, January 6, 2017Friday, January 20, 2017.

This exhibition showcases artworks from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver before they advance to Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s regional competition. More

Student Art Showcase
Event: Kids & Families

Mañanitas Program Student Art Showcase 

Thursday, November 17, 2016Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

The Mañanitas Program Student Art Showcase highlights work from students at Cheltenham Elementary, Hanson Elementary, Oakland Elementary, and Park Lane Elementary. More

Family-Friendly Theater at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Kids & Families

Art Emergency 2: Code Redder

Family Play—Winter Break 2016
Occurs every day through January 8, 2017, except December 24, 2016, December 25, 2016, December 26, 2016, January 1, 2017, January 2, 2017, and January 4, 2017. Next Occurs on

Your attendance is required at an emergency meeting of art lovers! Museum staff members Chuck and Joanne can’t agree on their upcoming exhibition yet again, and they desperately need your help. More

Early Childhood Student Art Showcase at the DAM
Event: Kids & Families

Early Childhood Student Art Showcase at the DAM

Thursday, October 6, 2016Sunday, November 13, 2016.

This showcase highlights the artwork of Denver’s youngest artists, early childhood students – children under the age of 6. More

Winter School Break at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Kids & Families

Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 10:00amSunday, January 8, 2017 - 5:00pm.

Winter Break at the Denver Art Museum means fun for the whole family! The Costume Studio, Create-n-Takes, and Family Activity Cart are open every day. More

Family Backpacks at the Denver Art Museum
Event: Kids & Families

Friday After Thanksgiving

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:00am4:00pm.

Spend the day after Thanksgiving at the DAM! In addition to our regular weekday offerings, the Family Activity Cart is open from 10 am to 4 pm. Trek through the galleries with a Family Backpack filled with artmaking, games, and puzzles.

Free with museum admission, and children and youth 18 and under are free. Reservations are not required. More

Blue Ribbon Arts Initiative Art Showcase
Event: Kids & Families

Youth Artists on the Spectrum: A Celebration of Neurodiversity

Art Showcase at the DAM
Friday, August 26, 2016Sunday, October 2, 2016.

Youth Artists on the Spectrum: A Celebration of Neurodiversity showcases artwork by Blue Ribbon Arts Initiative (BRAI) artists and celebrates the creativity of children with autism spectrum disorder. More

Ribbon Band Activity, Move with Color Create-n-Take
Event: Kids & Families

Move With Color

Occurs every day the museum is open through September 18, 2016. Next Occurs on

Join us from 11 am–2 pm every day the museum is open at the Activity Cart outside on Martin Plaza for dance-inspired fun!

Make your own wearable ribbon band Create-n-Take project called Move with Color. More

Dancers performing on the plaza for the Denver Art Museum's Summer of Dance
Event: Kids & Families

Free First Dance on the Plaza 

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join us for a plaza-wide dance spectacular featuring twenty different dance groups!

Performance Schedule for Free First Saturday, August 6 (subject to change)

Near Scottish Angus Cow & Calf More

Free First Dance on the Plaza
Event: Kids & Families

Free First Dance on the Plaza

Saturday, July 2, 2016 - 1:00pm3:00pm.

Join us for a dance spectacular featuring twenty different dance groups on four stages!

Performance Schedule for Free First Saturday, July 2

Near Scottish Angus Cow & Calf More

Student Art Showcase
Event: Kids & Families

Denver Public Library Student Art Showcase at the DAM

Wednesday, May 18, 2016Thursday, June 2, 2016.

The Plaza Programs at the Denver Public Library partner with the Denver Art Museum to bring art projects related to the museum’s collections to the immigrant communities at five local library branches—Gonzalez, Hadley, Hampden, Montbello, and Ross Barnum—to lift the voice of Denver's diverse communities.

Art plays an important role in the lives of children, their families, and their communities and their creations of self-expression and imagination echo the immigrant experience across generations. More

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